Community College Of Denver

Community College Of Denver

Community College of Denver, or CCD, is a community college, located in Denver, Colorado. It was founded in 1967. The main campus of CCD is known as the Auraria Campus. It also has five branch campuses named East Campus, Lowry Campus, North Campus, Parkway Campus and Southwest Campus.

Community College of Denver primarily focuses on first-generation, underserved and minority students. It enrolls over 13,000 students each term. CCD boasts of more than 85 full time and over 350 part time faculty.

CCD confers more than 350 associate's degrees and over 250 certificates to the students. It also offers online training programs and courses.

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Community College of Denver
1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver , CO 80204-2026
General Phone: (303) 556-2600

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Community College of Denver Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine306registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts229liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies
Family and Social Work224child development
Medical Support and Technology80dental hygienist, medical assistant, veterinary assistant, electroencephalographic tech, radiographer
Law21legal assistant
Engineering Technician18drafting
Office and Administration18administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling12mental health counseling, massage therapy
Production Trades8machine shop assistant, welding
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Business and Management5business management, accounting technology
Design4graphic design
Security and Law Enforcement2security and loss prevention
Education and Teaching2teaching assistants
Science and Laboratory Technician1science tech
Drama and Performing Arts1theatre design

Number of programs and degrees for Community College of Denver in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year21512
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years29112
Associate's degree43220

Community College of Denver Student Body

In 2007-2008, Community College of Denver had a total enrollment of 8,359 students (5,137 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 43%
Black 14%
Hispanic 28%
Asian 6%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 20%
20-21 16%
22-24 15%
25-29 17%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Community College of Denver Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 32 %

Community College of Denver Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Denver, Colorado for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Colorado Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Community College of Denver Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,227
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,151
Books and supplies $ 1,749

Financial Aid:
Community College of Denver participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 954200)

Community College of Denver Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2951

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$55,19710$57,177
Associate professoracademic year6$48,96310$46,506
Assistant professoracademic year2*6$46,409
Instructoracademic year13$43,16825$44,365
All faculty totalacademic year29$48,01251$47,537

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Community College of Denver Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Teaching Assistants/Aides, Other

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor

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What Sets Community College of Denver Apart:

Number of students
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Top 9%Community College of Denver Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 12%Community College of Denver Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%Community College of Denver Number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
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Top 16%Community College of Denver Minority % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 17%Community College of Denver % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Community College of Denver Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study

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